Local Leaders Collaborate to Advance Community Projects in Pike and Wayne Counties

Jun. 24, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – State grant funding totaling $1.35 million has been awarded for 12 projects in communities across Pike and Wayne counties, according to Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming), Reps. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne), Rosemary Brown (R-Pike/Monroe) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne). Each were crucial in securing these funds for the region.

Development of Attainable Housing Bill Advances, Says Brown

Jun. 15, 2022 /

Development of Attainable Housing Bill Advances, Says Brown

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R- Monroe/Pike), majority chairwoman of the House Urban Affairs Committee, announced her bill that would help ensure the development of attainable and affordable housing units was approved unanimously by the committee Tuesday.

Brown to Host Emergency Planning Meeting for Homeowner Associations

May. 02, 2022 /

EAST STROUDSBURG – Board members and community managers of homeowner associations (HOAs) in Monroe County, and Lehman, Porter and Delaware townships in Pike County are invited to register for an event to prepare for emergency planning in their private communities.

Brown Hosts ‘Let’s Talk Trash’ Roundtable Policy Discussion

Apr. 28, 2022 /

Brown Hosts ‘Let’s Talk Trash’ Roundtable Policy Discussion

EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R- Monroe/Pike) hosted a policy discussion Thursday at Middle Smithfield Community and Cultural Center in East Stroudsburg to discuss initiatives to address the persistent concerns of illegal garbage dumping and litter issues in our community.

Blight Bill Package Advances, says Brown

Apr. 12, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R- Monroe/Pike), majority chairwoman of the House Urban Affairs Committee, today applauded passage of a package of bills designed to combat blight across the Commonwealth. The bills reported were unanimously passed with bipartisan support and amendments.

Brown Announces More Than $214,000 in School Safety Grants

Jan. 27, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – In continuing to work alongside area school districts in ensuring Pennsylvania children are learning in a safe and protected environment, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe) announced today that East Stroudsburg Area, Pleasant Valley and Pocono Mountain school districts were awarded more than $214,000 in school safety grants administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education's (PDE) Office for Safe Schools.

Brown Demanding Answers from United States Postal Service for Residents and Postal Employees

Jan. 07, 2022 /

Brown Demanding Answers from United States Postal Service for Residents and Postal Employees

HARRISBURG – With problems still persisting in regard to the staff shortage at the Bushkill Post Office, as well as acquiring cluster mailboxes for the Saw Creek Estates community, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) provided the following statement demanding answers from the United States Postal Service (USPS), which at this time has chosen not to respond to Brown.

Brown Announces Local Grants that Invest in the Environment

Jan. 05, 2022 /

EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced her support of Hamilton and Smithfield townships along with Pike County being awarded $860,000 in Community Conservation Partnership Program (C2P2) grants administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for local recreational development projects.

Twardzik Welcomes House Urban Affairs Committee to 123rd District to Discuss Blight Remediation

Nov. 04, 2021 /

POTTSVILLE - Today, Reps. Tim Twardzik (R-Schuylkill); Rosemary M. Brown (R- Monroe/Pike), chairwoman of the House Urban Affairs Committee; and members of the committee met with representatives of the Pottsville Blight Task Force, as well as other local officials, to discuss the negative impact blight has caused in Schuylkill County and possible solutions to improve the surrounding communities.

House Urban Affairs Committee Continues Examining Blight Remediation Through Roundtable Discussion in Lancaster, Say Brown, Sturla

Jul. 21, 2021 /

LANCASTER – Continuing to examine needed remediation for the blight plaguing the Commonwealth, Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), majority chairwoman of the House Urban Affairs Committee; and Mike Sturla (D-Lancaster), minority chairman of the House Urban Affairs Committee, along with other committee members met with local leaders and officials to discuss possible solutions to this critical community issue.